Lewis, Ethan Books

Dr. Ethan Lewis has taught at the University of Illinois at Springfield. He received his Ph.D. from Boston College.

Importance of Reading Unknown Poets in Relation to Those Who are Known
2008 0-7734-5777-5
This critical anthology features fourteen relatively unknown poets from Sangamon, Illinois examining their impact on one another and their importance in establishing a context for understanding the work of more noted poets. The importance of reading poets in relation to one another for the study of literary history is emphasized in the interpretations of the poets included herein.

Modernist Image
2007 0-7734-5758-5
This book builds on previous research to scrutinize the poetry of Ezra Pound and T.S. Eliot through the lens of Imagism. While Pound eventually disassociated himself from the Imagist movement and Eliot never belonged to it, it was still an influence on the development of these two poets. Therefore, Imagism is essential to a proper understanding of certain elements in the works of these twentieth-century poets.